Trip reports January-March 2019 (updated 4/1/2019)

3/31/2019 – Hurricane (cancelled trip)
I wanted to climb Hurricane,
But the forecast was calling for rain.
What with global warming,
We’ll see more storming,
Which surely will drive me insane.
Total participants: 0, including me.
Mary Lou Recor, poet and would-be trip leader.

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Upcoming events from Forestry Division of Vermont FPR

The following opportunities related to forests and forestry are being offered by FPR’s Chittenden County Forester, Ethan Tapper, with District 3 partners and their members: Continue reading

GMC now hiring for the 2019 season

Interested in working for the GMC? They are now interviewing people for the 2019 season. Most jobs run from mid-May to mid-October. Look here for more information.

Trip reports October-December 2018 (updated 1/30/2019)

12/23/2018 – Mansfield Forehead
After meeting at Essex Center Park and Ride, six of us carpooled to the Stevensville trailhead, where we met Dave. Continue reading

GMC Volunteers helped move lumber for Bolton Valley bridges

On Friday, November 2, a big group including some Burlington Section loyalists responded to the general appeal by Kathryn Wrigley, of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, for helpers to lug timbers up Bolton Nordic. Continue reading

Trip reports – July-September 2018 (updated 10/1/2018)

9/23/18 Camel’s Hump via Monroe Trail 
A hearty group of 11 made the round trip with a quick stop at the B-24 crash site off the Alpine / bad-weather cutoff trail. Continue reading

We’ve been robbed!

A shed at the GMC headquarters in Waterbury Center was broken into on the evening of September 19, and 8 chainsaws and 2 generators were taken. Continue reading

2018 GMC Volunteer Awards to Pam, and Brian and Janette

Today at the volunteer picnic in Waterbury, Pam Gillis received the 2019 “Burlington Section President’s award.”

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GMC History up to 1985

Click here for a “Vermont History News” article from 1985 on the history of the Green Mountain Club by Reidun Nuquist.

History of the Burlington Section

Click here to read a fascinating history from 1974 of the first 64 years of the Burlington section of the GMC.

Trip reports – April-June 2018 (updated 6/26/2018)

6/24/18 – Bolton Lodge Firewood Stacking
Seven Burlington section volunteers joined GMC Land Stewardship Coordinator Mollie Flanigan at 9 AM on Sunday, June 24 to fill the woodshed at the  Bolton Lodge with four cords of wood that had been delivered there. Continue reading

Vermont Lake Monsters GMC Night, August 26

Support the Green Mountain Club while enjoying a great night at the park on Sunday, August 26, 2018. The GMC receives half the net proceeds when you buy your ticket here. More information.